Franchesca Hebert-Spence’s grandmother Marion Ida Spence was from Sagkeeng First Nation, on Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba. Kinship and its responsibilities direct the engagement Hebert-Spence maintains within her community. The foundation of this practice stems from Ishkabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg, Brandon University Visual and Aboriginal Arts program. Her research focuses on facilitating a plurality of voices through indigeneity and feminism in order to complicate oversimplified narratives. She is an adjunct curator, Indigenous art at the Art Gallery of Alberta and an independent curator.